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Jul
29
Sun
Make a windmill @ Herne Bay Pier
Jul 29 @ 11:30 am – 2:30 pm

Scratch a design on a pin wheel windmill with The Seaside Museum when you enjoy the fun and games on the Pier.

Aug
1
Wed
Make a Smuggler’s Hide @ The Seaside Museum
Aug 1 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

We are delighted to welcome Rob Turner (artist and map maker) to The Seaside Museum to look back into Herne Bay’s past and create a. Smuggling installation out of recycled cardboard.Β Drop in at any time, all ages welcome.

Aug
2
Thu
Rockpooling at Reculver @ Public car park
Aug 2 @ 9:45 am – 11:45 am

Meet in the car park near the King Ethelbert pub, Reculver at 9.45am
Come rock pooling at Reculver with our expert, Ian Tittley (Seaside Museum and Natural History Museum).

Tickets available from The Seaside Museum.

Aug
4
Sat
Discovering Herne Bay’s History @ The Heritage Centre
Aug 4 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

A display of posters and images in The Heritage Centre featuring HERNE BAY’S CENTENARY CELEBRATION 1833-1933. These will comprise copies of completely original material not seen in public since its first production in
1933.

There will be use of Interactive Display and Information touch screen point in the Centre enabling visitors to search images of local history interest taken from our own extensive archives and this will include facility to take digital copies of any item viewed

There will be two guided walks during the day along Herne Bay seafront from the clocktower to the pier led by knowledgeable local historians dressed in traditional costume.Free handouts of more detailed history will be available to all visitors.

Volunteers will be on hand all day to answer any questions relating to Herne Bay local history including local families houses etc.

 

Aug
5
Sun
Herne Bay Cartoon Festival @ Herne Bay Pier
Aug 5 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Herne Bay Cartoon Festival Live Cartooning returns for the sixth year. This year’s event takes place on the Pier. Come and watch the professional cartoonists and caricaturists at work.

Aug
8
Wed
Pirate story and Craft @ The Seaside Museum
Aug 8 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

A Story and craft session for the over 5s. Free event but booking advisable.

Pirate story and Craft @ The Seaside Museum
Aug 8 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

A Story and craft session for the over 5s. Free event but booking advisable.

Aug
11
Sat
Make a Carnival Mask @ The Seaside Museum
Aug 11 @ 11:30 am – 3:30 pm

Drop into the museum between 11.30 am and 3.30 pm to make a carnival mask. It’s Carnival day so make a carnival mask to join in the fun.

Aug
15
Wed
Sea Creatures story and craft @ The Seaside Museum
Aug 15 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Sea Creatures storytime and craft for the under 7s

Aug
18
Sat
Hunt for sharks’ teeth @ Reculver Drive Car Park
Aug 18 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Meet Phil Hadland, fossil expert to learn more about the fossils found at Herne Bay and Hunt for sharks’ teeth and other interesting things on the shoreline.
Wear suitable clothing for the weather including wellington boots or beach shoes.
Bring something to take your finds home in.
Children must be accompanied.

Fossil Identification @ The Seaside Museum
Aug 18 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Bring your fossils along to The Seaside Museum, Herne Bay for identification. Phil Hadland, fossil expert, will be available to answer questions about the fossils of prehistoric monsters that lived in Herne Bay 56 million years ago.

Aug
22
Wed
All about seaweed! @ The Seaside Museum
Aug 22 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

All ages and abilities are invited to The Seaside Museum to find out about seaweed and make a seaweed collage.

Aug
23
Thu
Josie to the Rescue @ The Seaside Museum
Aug 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Come to The Seaside Museum to take part in a dramatic re-telling of a true seaside rescue that happened in Herne Bay in 1845.

Aug
26
Sun
Sharks’ Teeth at Sunset @ Bishopstone Glen Car Park
Aug 26 @ 5:45 pm – 8:00 pm

Hunt for sharks’ teeth and other fossils with Phil Hadland, fossil expert.
Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Please book in advance from The Seaside Museum, 12 William St. Herne Bay
Tickets Adults Β£3.50 Children Β£1.00 Family Β£5.50